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Humans are the only primates that can flexibly control the pitch of our voices

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We humans are the only primates that can flexibly control the pitch of our voices. This melodic control is not just important for our singing abilities: Fluctuating pitch also conveys critical information during speech—including the...

Injectable electronics offer powerful new tool in understanding how retinal cells work

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Charles Lieber and his group are rewriting the rules of how scientists study retinal cells, and they're doing it with a single injection. For decades, scientists hoping to understand how the retina interprets visual input...

People judge each new instance of a concept in the context of the previous...

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Although it's far from perfect by virtually any measure—whether poverty rates, violence, access to education, racism and prejudice or any number of others—the world continues to improve. Why, then, do polls consistently show that people...

The limits of human existence might not be as limited as we have long...

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A person's risk of death slows and even plateaus above age 105, a new study reports, challenging previous research saying there's a cutoff point past which the human life span cannot extend. Longevity pioneers lucky...

Genes located in a large chromosomal aberration associated with autism interact with each other...

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A collaborative team led by Penn State researchers tested the role of these genes individually and in tandem by reducing the amount of the genes expressed in a fruit fly model. The research, which appears...

Github Account of Gentoo Linux Hacked, Code Replaced With Malware

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Downloaded anything from Gentoo's GitHub account yesterday? Consider those files compromised and dump them now—as an unknown group of hackers or an individual managed to gain access to the GitHub account of the Gentoo Linux...

Paid Jailbreak for Nintendo Switches Includes Anti-Piracy Code

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It's hilarious that pirates are using anti-piracy measures to protect its own paid software that helps others to run pirated games on Nintendo Switches. Hacking group Team Xecuter—the developers of Nintendo Switch jailbreaking software SX OS...

Men with Migraine May Have Higher Estrogen Levels

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While it has been known that estrogen plays a role in migraine for women, new research shows that the female sex hormone may also play a role in migraine for men, according to a...

Kid-friendly robot for autism therapy

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Children with autism spectrum conditions often have trouble recognizing the emotional states of people around them—distinguishing a happy face from a fearful face, for instance. To remedy this, some therapists use a kid-friendly robot to...

Change in brain cells linked to opiate addiction, narcolepsy

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Two discoveries—one in the brains of people with heroin addiction and the other in the brains of sleepy mice—shed light on chemical messengers in the brain that regulate sleep and addiction, UCLA researchers say. In...